cannikin
noun Etymology: probably from obsolete Dutch kanneken, from Middle Dutch canneken, diminutive of canne can; akin to Old English canne can Date: 1570 a small can or drinking vessel

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  • Cannikin — Can ni*kin, n. [Can + kin.] A small can or drinking vessel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cannikin — [kan′i kin] n. [< CAN2 + KIN] a small can, esp. when used as a cup …   English World dictionary

  • cannikin — /kan i kin/, n. 1. a small can or drinking cup. 2. a small wooden bucket. Also, canikin. [1560 70; < MD cannekijn little can, equiv. to canne CAN2 + kijn KIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • cannikin — n. small can used for drinking from; wooden pail (aslo canikin) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cannikin — can·ni·kin …   English syllables

  • cannikin — can•ni•kin [[t]ˈkæn ɪ kɪn[/t]] n. a small can or drinking cup • Etymology: 1560–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • cannikin — n. a small can. Etymology: Du. kanneken (as CAN(2), KIN) …   Useful english dictionary

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